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Apr 1, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Zebra stripes turn out to have a surprising function. Continue reading →
Mar 31, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Six new species of blood-sucking Dracula ant has been discovered in Madagascar.
Jan 17, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Melissa Cronin, TheDodo.com
The winner of a controversial auction to shoot an endangered black rhino in Namibia speaks out.
Jan 9, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Without dramatic conservation efforts, three of the four West African lion populations could become extinct in the next five years.
Dec 2, 2013 03:00 AM ET // AFP
An estimated 22,000 elephants were illegally killed across Africa last year.
Nov 14, 2013 10:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Many conservationists argue that destroying confiscated tusks sends a signal that ivory will no longer be tolerated as a commercial product.
Oct 25, 2013 06:30 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Poisoning by local ranchers, other human-related issues are putting the king of the jungle in jeopardy of losing the title.
Oct 21, 2013 03:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A dung beetle in Africa has traded flight for galloping, picking up dried feces along the way. Continue reading →
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